Brunson, Rick

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Rick Brunson (b Eric D. Brunson), a retired professional basketball guard and star at Salem High School, was born in Syracuse, N.Y. on June 14, 1972.

He moved to Salem and lived in the Collins Cove section of town when he played at Salem High School.

He is currently an assistant coach for the Charlotte Bobcats.

Brunson credits coach Jack O'Brien at Salem High School and John Chaney at Temple as inspiration for his rise in pro basketball.

Career History

1995–1996 Adelaide 36ers (Australia)

1996–1997 Quad City Thunder (CBA)

1997; 1998–1999 Connecticut Pride (CBA)

1997–1998 Portland Trail Blazers

1999–2000 New York Knicks

2000 Boston Celtics

2000–2001 New York Knicks

2001–2002 Portland Trail Blazers

2002–2003 Chicago Bulls

2003 Toronto Raptors

2003–2004 Chicago Bulls

2004 Progresso Castelmaggiore (Italy)

2004–2005 Los Angeles Clippers

2005–2006 Seattle SuperSonics

2006 Houston Rockets

See Also

Vertical File in Salem Collection - Brunson, Rick

"Mr. Work Ethic; Brunson credits move to Salem and O'Brien's guidance to NBA success" Salem Evening News, Dec. 7, 1999, p. C1

"Salem native joins Chicago as assistant coach" Salem Gazette, Nov. 12, 2010, p. 17

Legendary Locals of Salem Curley, Malcolm, Dionne, p. 121